Environmental studies in Hurghada

28-10-2018 11:55 PM

Emad Sadeq


The Red Sea resort town of Hurghada has seen the Fourth International Conference for Environmental Studies convene there. Opened by Red Sea Governor Ahmed Abdullah, the conference was organised by the Faculty of Specific Education at the University of South Valley from 23 to 25 October. More than 70 scientific papers were presented by Egyptian and Arab universities, including the University of South Valley, and the universities of Minya, Sohag, Aswan, Ain Shams, Cairo and the British University in Egypt, in addition to two papers from Saudi Arabia and one from Kuwait. The researches tackled transport, energy, agriculture, modern technology, green economy, eco-awareness and environmental pollutants.

The conference aimed to identify the real problems related to the environment and to find ways to solve them scientifically to serve the Egyptian and Arab societies.

Abbas Mansour, President of South Valley University, expressed his gratitude to Governor Abdullah for sponsoring the activities of the university, and lauded his efforts to establish a branch university in Hurghada. Dr Mansour spoke of success of the university convoys which toured towns and villages of the south Red Sea region, helping residents with agricultural work and the establishment of greenhouses in the desert.

Watani International

28 October 2018

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